Basic Site Details

Name: Colinsburgh Town Hall
Town, district or village: Colinsburgh
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Town hall  

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1Town Hall, Main StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 318941895  
Item 2 of 31894  Plans adopted by Dewars after limited competition
Item 3 of 325 October 1895   


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5A & A C DewarArchitectural practiceA18941895 
Item 2 of 5Alexander Cumming DewarArchitectA18941895 
Item 3 of 5Andrew Dewar (later A Redcote Dewar)ArchitectA18941895 
Item 4 of 5James Ross GillespieArchitectB1894 Unsuccessful competition designs
Item 5 of 5James ScottArchitectB1894 Unsuccessful competition designs


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 3Dick, R1896Annals of Colinsburgh  p186
Item 2 of 3Gifford, John1988Fife (The Buildings of Scotland)  p128
Item 3 of 3Nairne, Andrew1983James Gillespie & Scott 1876-1914 University of St Andrews MA DissertationPlate 140

Periodical References

The following periodicals contain references to this building:
 Periodical NameDateEditionPublisherNotes
Item 1 of 1Building News LXVI p147

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSRIAS Collection 16 drawings - from Hurd Rolland archive
Item 2 of 2St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 147